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Startup Grind with Revolution Buffalo

The Barrel Factory 65 Vandalia Street , Buffalo, (map)

THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. On February 20th, 2019 Startup Grind will take place at The Barrel Factory in the Old First Ward with the three female founders of Revolution Cycling: Colleen, Amanda, and Rachel! Revolution is an indoor cycling studio and fitness center in downtown Buffalo, NY that’s raising the bar on cycling, rowing and group fitness.&nbsp;</p>Startup Grind's Buffalo chapter is led by Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus team member, Sean Heidinger, and is typically facilitated at the Innovation Center on Ellicott Street in downtown Buffalo, NY. Due to growing companies and limited space, Startup Grind has taken place in new and exciting venues around the city. The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and Ignite Buffalo are ecstatic to team up for this special event highlighting Revolution Buffalo in the Old First Ward, a legendary neighborhood that plays a large role in the history of the Queen City.&nbsp;</p>In 2018, several small businesses from the Western New York area were awarded grants of up to $100,000 through the Ignite Buffalo initiative.&nbsp;Ignite Buffalo, in partnership with 43North, utilized the expertise of national and local partners including Facebook, M&amp;T Bank, Quickbooks, Amazon Web Services, <span><span><span><span></span></span></span></span> and WooCommerce to give a total of $1 million and 12 months of mentorship to 27 local businesses.&nbsp;Revolution Buffalo received $25,000 through the Ignite Buffalo program.</p>Join us at the Barrel Factory with Revolution Buffalo for networking, refreshments, a fireside chat with the founders, one minute pitches from new ideas, and a chance to get to know the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Buffalo. If you'd like to get involved in the startup community in Buffalo, please consider attending this event. All are welcome!&nbsp;</p>


6:00 PM: Welcome & Networking

6:30 PM: Fireside Chat with Rev

7:30 PM: Farewell & Networking



Revolution Buffalo Founders - Revolution Buffalo (Founders)

Meet Amanda, Colleen and Rachel! This dynamic trio is the truest definition of balance. Each bringing a unique skillset to Revolution, they function from a place of obsession – for fitness, wellness and community.


Sean Heidinger - Startup Grind (Chapter Director)

Sean Heidinger, the Buffalo, NY Chapter Director for Startup Grind, is actively involved in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in WNY through his role with the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus as well as DIG at the Innovation Center.


Global Partner

Google for Startups (

Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.


Ignite Buffalo (

Ignite Buffalo is a business grant and mentorship program that promotes sustainable growth, job creation, and ongoing education to local small business owners.


Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc. (BNMC) is a non-profit organization formed in 2002 to facilitate collaboration and address shared issues among member institutions that form the 120-acre Medical Campus and our surrounding neighborhoods. Our team builds on the assets of our world-class Medical Campus – known for its clinical care, research, and education – to support its mission of furthering economic growth, igniting urban revitalization, and building a strong, thriving community.

The Innovation Center


Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.




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